On Sunday 2nd Dec I took part in the AAT Events Hogs Back Road Race. The race has been held for 58 years, so it was about time I had a go! Also it was pretty cool to see my Strava drawing of a Hog at the end of the race. It was a tough… Read More One hell of a hog of a hill to enjoy on the Hogs Back Road Race
On Sat 3rd Nov I went back to BoxHill for the Human Race Ballbuster Duathlon. It would be my third time doing this race. You can see how the previous two times went here. Three times a charm as I completed the 40 mile (5 x 8mile laps) course of Box Hill in 2:30mins faster overall… Read More Back again to BoxHill for the BallBuster Duathlon
On Monday 15th Oct I attended the Surrey Heath Sports Awards at Camberley Theatre where I was shortlisted for the Sports Personality of the Year Award, which was kindly sponsored by Legacy Sportswear. Speaking to council members before the awards, there were lots of fantastic applications and it was hot competition just to get shortlisted. As… Read More Surrey Heath Sports Awards
On Sun 16th Sept I lined up early in the morning to start the standard distance age group ITU Grand Final Triathlon race, in the Gold Coast, Australia. It was my first world championship at this distance (1,500m swim, 40km cycle & 10km run) and would be the 6th standard distance race of my career… Read More ITU Grand Final Triathlon World Championships
On the 19th Aug I competed in the BustinSkin Classic triathlon in Weymouth. Looking at the hilly course profile ahead of the race I knew it would be a tough race and it sure did meet those expectations! The normally flat portion of every triathlon – the swim, was far from flat. But that’s always… Read More Weymouth Classic Tri was devilishly good!
On the 4th Aug, I headed down to Arundel to do my recce of the ETU Qualifying Raw Energy Pursuits Lezyne Arundel Triathlon. Due to the slack tide in the river only giving a short window for the swim, it was going to be a very early start and I was the first wave in the… Read More Taking on the stunning south downs hills
One of the many fantastic things about joining a club, is that they put on events, which are great practice and often just as competitive! On the 24th June, Farnham Triathlon Club put on their first open water sprint triathlon at Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre. It involved an 800m swim, 21 km bike and 5.1 km… Read More Farnham Tri Club open water sprint race